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Magnetic resonance imaging of hemochromatosis arthropathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7824984     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study was undertaken to compare plain film radiography and magnetic resonance imaging in the assessment of hemochromatosis arthropathy of the knees of ten patients with a biopsy-proven diagnosis. Both modalities enabled visualisation of bony degenerative changes; magnetic resonance imaging enabled additional visualization of deformity of both cartilage and menisci. Magnetic resonance imaging failed reliably to confirm the presence of intra-articular iron in the patients studied. No correlation was observed between synovial fluid magnetic resonance signal values, corresponding serum ferritin levels, or the severity of the observed degenerative changes.
S Eustace; B Buff; C McCarthy; P MacMathuana; P Gilligan; J T Ennis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Skeletal radiology     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0364-2348     ISO Abbreviation:  Skeletal Radiol.     Publication Date:  1994 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-02-14     Completed Date:  1995-02-14     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701953     Medline TA:  Skeletal Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA 02115.
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MeSH Terms
Chondrocalcinosis / diagnosis,  radiography
Hemochromatosis / complications*,  radiography
Joint Diseases / diagnosis*,  etiology,  radiography
Knee Joint / pathology,  radiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies

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